NEW DELHI: Films made by students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) are to be screened by DD Bharati everyday from today.
The films will be screened at 6 pm and repeated the next day at 2 am and 10 am.
Some of the films to be screened are Chabiwali Pocket Watch being screened today (1 July), Gadha Janam Safai on 2 July, Kramasha Om 3 July and Undertakes Samvad on 4 July.
Chabiwali Pocket Watch is set in old Delhi and deals with the story of a romantic Urdu poet now dying anonymously and the struggle between his daughter and an opportunist publisher.
Spandan with story, screenplay, dialogue and direction by Shailesh Bhimrao Dupare is about the fight of a mother to ensure her son’s last wish to donate his organs after his death is fulfilled.
DD is the only channel which has accepted films by present and former students of the FTII for screening them.
Other films include A Route Called 13, Experience Bar, Theeram, Hazy Skies, Fever, Sanshodhan, Death of Prodigal Son, Play Time and Bhaaba Pagal.